Post Editors

Post Editors

More must be done to close the cost gap

More must be done to close the cost gap

Is the government really getting to grips with the cost of running the country? Certainly, current spending is set to fall between now and 2015 in cash terms, and this will not be easily achieved. H

Only the ECB can bring stability

Only the ECB can bring stability

In another chaotic week, Europe appeared to pull back slightly from the brink, with the announcement and then cancellation of a Greek referendum which, had it been lost, would have had potentially cat

Priorities for the new president

Priorities for the new president

Today, we congratulate president-elect Michael D Higgins and wish him well in office. After a bright start to the election, when he appeared to speak most realistically about what a president can actu

Government must push EU for a deal

Government must push EU for a deal

The EU has applied another sticking plaster to its problems. This time it may be a bit bigger than previous attempts to patch up the patient, but a sticking plaster it remains. What was agreed at the

Next time, we need a better campaign

Next time, we need a better campaign

It has been a gruelling presidential campaign for all the participants. One by one the candidates have been subjected to intense and unmerciful scrutiny by the media; one by one they have wilted under

The public sector remains shielded

The public sector remains shielded

So Ireland has passed its latest examination by the EU/ECB/IMF troika with flying colours. But these quarterly reviews are not the trial by ordeal that they seem. The fact is that the government is in